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Mulch for the garden

Mulch is sometimes classified as any material that can be used to cover the soil in a garden to help retain moisture, keep down weeds or stabilize soil temperature. However depending on what type you use you may also have the benefit of inproving soil structure and encouraging earth worms as the mulch breaks down.

Some mulches are better for one purpose than another, and some plants do not actually like mulch at all. Some look OK on the surface of the soil, however what goes on beneath the surface is important as well. So as they say their is more to mulch than meets the eye..

All Mulches are not the same, we look at the different types, the benefits and drawbacks. This may help ypu choose the best mulch for your garden.

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